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Lewis County Historical Museum

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Excellent Local Museum

Excellent local Historical Museum located in a brick train station which was built in the early... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael D
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Kelso, Washington
Wonderful local museum

Your never sure what you will find when checking out a local museum, but we love history and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Gloria S
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Englewood, Colorado
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99 NW Front Way, Chehalis, WA 98532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent local Historical Museum located in a brick train station which was built in the early 20th century. Good gift shop with an excellent collection of appropriate books for sale,

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Stopped by the museum for about an hour while visiting the area. The museum is not too big, but there are some nice displays here. Many antiques, as well as some American Indian artifacts. There was also a section on Yard Birds, a locally owned...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Your never sure what you will find when checking out a local museum, but we love history and enjoy finding out about the area we are visiting. This was a wonderful find, so many items on display in the showcases brought back great memories of...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This museum is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. It is situated in the historic railroad station building. You'll find a running model railroad showing such local features as swap bridge, and preserved interiors of local living rooms and barber's shop....More

Thank Vitaly K
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a wonderful visit here on a Wednesday morning. The museum is fairly small but interesting and cleverly organized. A fantastic model train set complete with scale size towns adds to the charm. The ladies there were most helpful in assisting visitors with genealogy...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Love the great old building and local history. Few items to look at outside also. We got to see an amtrak train go blasting by while there

Thank Helen223
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The kids liked the hands on play area and the trains. They had a huge train set with buttons to make the train go. The other room had interesting history, but not much fun for the kids so we didn't spend much time in there.

Thank Harmony B
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We visited with our two year old Grandl daughter to rode the historic steam train. Great time, she loved it and Papa retains hero status !

Thank cobalt61
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Many local museums drown you out in contextless artifacts, but this museum does a very good job of bringing it to life. The gift shop has wonderful goodies, and there is even a huge Model Railroad inside. If you are researching local history, there is...More

Thank JohnGIV
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We visit the museum every time we are in Chehalis. Their exhibits are nicely displayed and the staffers are top rate. Their small gift shop is well stocked with excellent books and some locally produced goods. Don't miss the McKinley stump outside the museum. It's...More

Thank Cheryl5353
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